Who we are

Scenic Bluffs is governed by a volunteer community Board of Directors, composed of 70% consumers who represent the populations we serve. Meeting monthly, the Board established and guides general policies and procedures for Scenic Bluffs. If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors, fill out an application.

Kim Hawthorne

Kim Hawthorne, CEO

Since 2021, Kim Hawthorne has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers. Kim has more than 35 years of healthcare leadership experience, working in public health and other health systems across Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

Kim received her Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Administration from Northern Illinois University.  Additionally, she is a certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executive (FACHE).

Prior to her work at Scenic Bluffs, Kim spent twelve years with Mayo Clinic running a rural hospital and various primary care and surgical practices. She also spent time with Gundersen and The Monroe Clinic, as well as 10 years working for both national and provider owned health plans.  Kim holds many professional recognitions and awards, is an experienced speaker and presenter, and has been involved in many statewide and community boards, coalitions and committees, including the Rural WI Healthcare Cooperative.

Sheryl Robinson

Sheryl Robinson, CFO

Sheryl Robinson is the Chief Financial Officer of Scenic Bluffs Health Center, Inc. She has been with the organization since 2001. Sheryl has a Masters in Servant Leadership from Viterbo University and an undergraduate Accounting degree from Southern Illinois University. Sheryl believes in the mission of Scenic Bluffs and is focused on assisting with managing the organization to remain financially healthy while providing the great care at affordable pricing to keep the communities healthy. Outside of her work at Scenic Bluffs, Sheryl is very active in volunteering with Girl Scouts and the library. Her passion is mentoring youth to encourage them to build confidence to achieve their goals.

Steve Huntzicker

Steve Huntzicker, COO

Since 2015, Steve Huntzicker has been the Chief Operations Officer of Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers. Steve has a Master’s degree in Professional Development and an undergraduate degree in Agriculture Education. Prior to his work at Scenic Bluffs, Steve served as the La Crosse County Agriculture Agent for UW-Extension for ten years, after serving six years teaching high school agriculture. Outside of his work at Scenic Bluffs, Steve coaches high school athletics, and is active in various community organizations.

Dr. Elizabeth Bade

Dr. Elizabeth Bade, CMO

Since 2011, Dr. Elizabeth Bade has served as the Chief Medical Officer for Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers.